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Extreme Downhill Ski Racing
Contributor(s): Loh-Hagan, Virginia
ISBN: 1634710924     ISBN-13: 9781634710923
Publisher: 45th Parallel Pr
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Product Type: Library
Published: August 2016
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Annotation: Extreme Downhill Ski Racing presents the thrills and spills of this intriguing extreme sport. The carefully written, considerate text will hold the readers' interest and allow for successful mastery and comprehension. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience, these books maintain a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Downhill ski racing; Juvenile literature.
Extreme sports; Juvenile literature.
Downhill ski racing.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Sports & Recreation | Winter Sports
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Sports & Recreation | Extreme Sports
Dewey: 796.93/5
LCCN: 2015049732
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Series: Nailed It!
Book type: Juvenile Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 9.75" H x 8.00" W x 0.50" (0.60 lbs) 32 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 183812
Reading Level: 3.3   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2016 November)
Gr 2–4—A selection for readers interested in all things extreme. Chapters are presented in a question-and-answer format. Compact, simple sentences enhance understandability, but aren't very stimulating. The best of the bunch, Extreme Flyboarding, outlines the basics of the young sport, which was developed in 2012. "Nailed It!" sidebars are peppered throughout each title and spotlight a leading figure in the field. The zaniness of these subjects is the draw here. VERDICT While the topics are wild, the writing is bland and may not hold much interest.. Copyright 2016 School Library Journal.